Byron B. Carson is an assistant professor of Economics and Business at Hampden-Sydney College in Hampden Sydney, Virginia. He regularly teaches courses on Introductory Economics, Money and Banking, Urban Economics, and Health Economics. He earned his PhD in economics from George Mason University in 2017 where he was a Graduate Fellow in the F. A. Hayek Program for Advanced Study in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics and Mercatus Center Dissertation Fellow with the Mercatus Center. He earned his BA in economics from Rhodes College. His research interests include economic epidemiology, public choice, and austrian economics. His research has been published in academic journals like Essays in Economic and Business History, The Independent Review, The Journal of Private Enterprise, and Vaccine.